Anthony (Tony) Black

Anthony (Tony) Black



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Tony is the Principal of the firm and practices exclusively in the area of matrimonial and family law including de facto relationship law.Anthony Black was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1975. In 1978 he commenced private practice at Coorparoo and later at Stones Corner, as a Partner in the firm RG Kilner & Black. He spent 18 years in general practice, specialising mainly in civil litigation, family law, wills and the administration of deceased estates.In 1996 he became a Queensland Law Society Family Law Specialist at the time when the Law Society first introduced accreditation in Queensland and has served as a member of Queensland Law Society Accreditation Committee.In that same year, he moved his practice into the City from Stones Corner and began the firm Emerson Black as Senior Partner, to specialise in family and de facto relationship law, with an emphasis on dispute resolution.Anthony has a wealth of experience having been in private practice for more than 30 years. He focuses on complex property matters, including the restructuring of corporate entities and family trusts, often required following a matrimonial breakdown.Anthony has a reputation for adopting both a personal and pragmatic approach to solving problems and achieving expedient, cost effective and appropriate outcomes.Anthony was a foundation member of the Brisbane Group of Law Firms practising in Collaborative Law.Professional Legal QualificationsrnSolicitor of Supreme Court of QueenslandrnSolicitor of High Court of AustraliarnAccredited as a Family Law Specialist by the Queensland Law SocietyrnQueensland Law Society approved MediatorProfessional Organisations:rn-Member of Queensland Family Law Practitioners Associationrn-Member of Law Council of Australia – Family Law Sectionrn-Member of Queensland Law Societyrn-Member of the Australian Institute of Family Law Arbitrators and Mediatorsrn-Member of Collaborative Law Queensland